From the daily archives:

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Socialized Medicine Will Make Us Sick

February 24, 2009

Tonight’s speech made it clear that President Obama is going to do everything in his power to drastically increase the role of government in health care.  This is disappointing seeing as that approach hasn’t exactly worked well in other countries.  Whether it’s rationing in Canada or utilitarian cost concerns squeezing the respect for life out [...]

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LiveBlog: President Obama’s Address to Congress

February 24, 2009

President Obama’s Address to the Joint Session of Congress, the first of his administration, is tonight, Tuesday, February 24, 2009 at 9:00 PM. LiveBlog will be here, starting at approximately 8:45 PM, EST. We welcome all readers to contribute during the LiveBlog session. LiveBlog of President Obama’s Address to Congress

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Legalize Pot and Tax It? You Must Be High!

February 24, 2009

In principle, this illustrates a fundamental problem I have with Libs:  don’t cut programs you knew you couldn’t have sustained in the first place, but find new things to tax:  like pot!  Yet another excuse for legislative stoners in San Francisco to get their issue in the news, while finding new ways to punish the act [...]

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Repercussions For Three Stimulus RINOs?

February 24, 2009

While not saying that he would, RNC Chairman Michael Steele said on Your World with Neil Cavuto that he was opening to withholding funding to Specter, Snowe, and Collins in future elections if the state parties wished.  Granted, the state parties typically favor incumbents, but this is a far cry from the RNC of a [...]

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Tonight: LiveBlog of the President’s Address

February 24, 2009

Axis of Right will be hosting a LiveBlog of President Obama’s Address to the Joint Session of Congress tonight at 9:00 PM EST. Pre-Liveblog will begin shortly before. Please join us, and feel free to participate! You can sign up for a reminder by clicking here.

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Taxing the Rich to the Extreme

February 24, 2009

Currently, the highest tax bracket is for those making over $250,000.  Under the Bush tax cuts, they are taxed at a rate of 35% (still too high in my opinion).  This figure will increase to 39% when the Bush tax cuts expire, or when Obama raises them, whichever comes first.  Yet there are elected Democrats [...]

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